Football Association of Montenegro
|Founded||1931 (Football Association of Yugoslavia)|
|FIFA affiliation||2006 (Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro)|
|UEFA affiliation||2006 (Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro)|
The Football Association of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Fudbalski savez Crne Gore; Cyrillic: Фудбалски савез Црне Горе) is the governing body of football in Montenegro, based in Podgorica, with 53 football clubs, divided in three leagues.
It organizes the football leagues:
- Montenegrin First League - 12 football clubs
- Montenegrin Second League - 12 football clubs
- Montenegrin Third League - 29 football clubs
- Montenegrin Cup - 30 football clubs
- Montenegrin Women's League - 8 football clubs
- Montenegrin Cup (women) - 8 football clubs
The Football Association of Montenegro is a member of UEFA and FIFA, but the national team did not participate in the Qualification Rounds for the 2008 European Championships. The president of the new association is legendary former player Dejan Savićević, who is a former coach of the Serbia-Montenegro national team. On 2 February 2007, the first National team coach was named.
The Football Association of Montenegro was founded on 8 March 1931, under the name Cetinjski fudbalski podsavez ("Cetinje Football Subassociation") as a subdivision of the Football Association of Yugoslavia.
Before 28 June 2006, the Football Association of Montenegro was part of the Football Association of Yugoslavia, Football Association of FR Yugoslavia, and Football Association of Serbia and Montenegro. After that date, the Association became independent. On 30 June 2006, it applied for membership in UEFA and FIFA. The Association joined UEFA on 26 January 2007 and joined FIFA on 31 May 2007.
- Sport in Montenegro
- Football in Montenegro
- Football Association of Yugoslavia
- Montenegrin First League
- Montenegrin Second League
- Montenegrin Third League
- Montenegrin Women's League
- Montenegrin Cup
- Montenegrin Cup (women)
- Football Association of Montenegro official website
- Montenegro at FIFA site
- Montenegro at UEFA site